Editorials

Last chance to save the city’s recycling drop-off center

How important is recycling to you? If it’s something of value, the city needs your help. We have been reporting that the Hamtramck Recycling Commission will be forced…

Fire Department funding will now be job one for officials

City officials have their work cut out for them this year. They will have the challenge of finding a way to fund the Fire Department now that it…

News

Schools superintendent says this will be his last year on the job

Schools superintendent says this will be his last year on the job

  By Charles Sercombe After 40 years serving the Hamtramck Public Schools District, Superintendent Tom…

ICE denies it made a sweep

ICE denies it made a sweep

  By Charles Sercombe According to the Muslim civil rights advocacy group CAIR, federal agents…

Deadline approaches for recycling

Deadline approaches for recycling

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s monthly recycling program is close to being trashed. Volunteers…

City budget sets the stage for debate on future Fire Department funding

City budget sets the stage for debate on future Fire Department funding

    By Charles Sercombe City officials recently adopted their new budget for the city…

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Business

One of America’s best is right here in Hamtramck

One of America’s best is right here in Hamtramck

  By Alan Madeleine The Review Special Writer From its dense population to the many people just learning to pilot an automobile for the first time, Hamtramck can…

New style of pizza is a bite out of the Big Apple

New style of pizza is a bite out of the Big Apple

    By Mike Murphy The Review Special Writer New York-style pizza has come to town and NY Pizza Baby and Burgers and Shakes owner Marju Chowdhury is…

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

  By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck shopping landmark is now history. The Polish Market on Jos. Campau and Belmont abruptly announced it was closing this past weekend on…

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Hamtramck celebrates Veterans Day

Hamtramck celebrates Veterans Day

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck veterans and residents gathered on Saturday morning to salute those who served. The Hamtramck Allied Veterans…

News

Summer crime watch: trash cans and carjackings

Summer crime watch: trash cans and carjackings

    By Charles Sercombe What in the heck is it with people stealing city-issued trash cans? Once again there has been a rash – three so…

Features

Former first lady is remembered in library mural

Former first lady is remembered in library mural

  By Alan Madeleine America lost a first lady a few weeks ago. But Hamtramck still has her, in a way. Barbara (nee Pierce) Bush, wife of…

Editorials

Medical marijuana ordinance can be a slam dunk for officials

Fire Chief Danny Hagen summed it up perfectly at last week’s city council work session on drafting regulations for medical marijuana operators. “You don’t have to reinvent…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…